CBS News -- Burping, doodling, food fights: Should students be arrested for minor misbehavior?

Discussion in 'Civil Rights & Privacy' started by Mike, Jan 14, 2012.

  1. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

  2. Doober

    Doober Original Member

    It's behavior like this on the part of the authorities that causes the growing disrespect for those authorities. Just like the TSA.
     
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  3. Lisa Simeone

    Lisa Simeone Original Member

    Awful. We're criminalizing childhood, for god's sake.

    Needless to say, this isn't allowed to go on at private schools with well-off students.
     
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  4. Lisa Simeone

    Lisa Simeone Original Member

    Good grief, #5:
    What kind of morons run these schools?? And staff the police department?
     
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  5. Louis Betti

    Louis Betti Original Member

    I've been asking that for quite a few years now! It's all a by-product of post-Columbine / post-9/11 paranoia.
     
  6. TravelnMedic

    TravelnMedic Original Member

    Geez that principal and police department give idiots a bad name. I've done that more then a few times because after putting it on my hands stunk because the scent extract went bad.

    American society is get more stupid by the day it seems.
     
  7. barbell

    barbell Coach Coach

    Are we really this afraid of our own shadows?

    The Founding Fathers would be appalled at our collective pansiness. :td:
     
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  8. RB

    RB Founding Member

    It's a good thing I'm not of school age or I'd be down for life.
     
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  9. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    For the "littering" incident at Knight High School in Palmdale, DA, there is a video on YouTube:


    If you look at it on YouTube, there is a lot of additional disturbing information in the descriptions and comments:


    What's missing in so many of the reports are the names of the police offices who abuse these victims. The bad actors must be named and identified publicly.
     
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  10. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    Found it ...

    Final Call (14 July 2008): Judge rules against teens in controversial case

    Talk about blatantly unconstitutional action by the officers -- we need more people recording their activities and using Qik (http://qik.com) to help preserve the evidence before the police even have a chance to destroy it.

    I think we should plug Qik (http://qik.com) in these threads to encourage new readers (most TUG traffic comes from search engines) to take & protect their own videos. Qik (http://qik.com) wasn't available at the time of this incident, but it is now. Any thread involving police officers and/or rent-a-cops (includes TSA "officers") should plug Qik (http://qik.com).
     
  11. Leave no trace

    Leave no trace Original Member

  12. nachtnebel

    nachtnebel Original Member

    looks like
    was the scum responsisble.
     

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